42-Acre Cape Dutch in Washington

For Sale

$2,895,000

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Bedrooms

6

Bathrooms

4.1

Garage

2

Area

4212 Sq Ft

Description

Set on over 42 private acres at the summit of Hidden Valley and abutted by 1,500 acres of protected land, this custom-built Cape Dutch home is as elegant as it is timeless. The 4,200+ sq/ft interior features 6 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, including a sun-drenched country kitchen with marble flooring and eat-in dining area; a gracious main floor guest suite and second floor master suite — each with updated marble baths; formal living room with wood-burning fireplace; formal dining room with double-height ceiling, French doors to terrace and wall-to-wall windows showcasing a southeasterly view; library with wood-burning stove, and finished third level perfect for an office/playroom, etc. Exterior amenities include an 82-ft bluestone terrace with long views overlooking the prestigious Spring Hill Farm; a plunge pool, stone walls and walkways, elegant perennial gardens, specimen trees, and hiking trails threading throughout the extensive property. Also included is a separate studio with kitchenette, attached in-law apartment, caretakers cottage, and a two-car garage. The property is private without feeling isolated, situated 90 minutes from NYC, minutes to Lake Waramaug and private town beach, as well as the best restaurants and shops within Washington and New Preston.

About the town of Washington, Connecticut

Located in the heart of Litchfield County, Washington is known for its rich history and unspoiled beauty. The rural, residential community is nestled in the Litchfield Hills amid picturesque Lake Waramaug, the Shepaug River and the Bantam River. The famous Washington Green is a highlight of the town, which also encompasses the villages of Washington Depot, Marbledale, New Preston and Woodville. Incorporated in 1779, the town was named in honor of General George Washington, who traveled through the area during the Revolutionary War.
A wealth of beautifully preserved period Washington real estate is tucked within a pristine wooded landscape. Washington is distinguished by three historic districts: Sunny Ridge, The Green and Calhoun Street, the latter comprising large historic homes and farms. Home to both year-round and seasonal residents, Washington offers a variety of antique and specialty shops, art galleries, fine restaurants and gracious country inns. The town is served by award-winning public schools along with several renowned private schools. Four-season sporting attractions include Lake Waramaug State Park, the Shepaug River and the thousands of acres of the Steep Rock, Hidden Valley and Macrascostas land preserves.

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Additional Details

  • Acres: 42.66

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